from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Openhanded; generous. See Synonyms at liberal.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Openhanded; generous.
  • adj. Freehand.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of freehand.


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  • Missed once at thirty yards, dead centered a tree, and cut him off crossing a field, but at the speed he was running, shooting freehanded, it just didn't connect.

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  • I do not care how good of a shooter you are, there is no one in the world that can shoot a rifle, freehanded at a distance over 200 yds.

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  • None of us here has one iota of doubt you could hit a com satellite in low-earth orbit with your trusty '06, iron sights, shooting freehanded with a full-value crosswind.

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  • I seized upon an A3 sketchpad, a whiteboard marker and freehanded sketches of some of my favourite things:

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  • He took a grease pencil and freehanded additional coverage onto the stone used for the yellow pass.

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  • She freehanded outlines of hillocks, trees, and -- in my case -- bamboo, and we colored in the lines with flat housepaint.

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  • I made the cinnamon buttercream tonight to go with a batch of Mexican chocolate cupcakes I freehanded.

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  • It's not a printoff, it looks like someone drew/freehanded all of it.

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  • From their site: cheerful, colorful avians, two by two. freehanded on felt, so every bird is one-of-a-kind, like you. two-line saying in lovebird cursive (neat, carefree handwriting).

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  • Somewhere she already had the basics of this concept, and although her ability to draw a straight line was incomplete, she freehanded it fairly well.



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